Remington, Frederic (1861-1909)

SOLD Frederic Remington (1861-1909) - Knife Sheath, Illustration for The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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SOLD Frederic Remington (1861-1909) - Knife Sheath, Illustration for The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • C. 1889
  • 12.5'' x 6''
  • PDC1658
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19.5" x 13.5" framed. Inscribed along top and bottom edge "Hiawatha 213 / Knife Sheath." This is the original drawing done for an interior book illustration for "The Song of Hiawatha" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, copyright 1889, page 194. It is also illustrated in "Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings, Volume 1" by P. Hassrick and M. Webster, copyright 1996, page 237, plate number 723. Published in "Maynard Dixon's American West: Along the Distant Mesa" by Mark Sublette on page 19.